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Shelly Liddick was named the women’s golf coach at Bellevue University in August of 2010 and has been named conference Coach of the Year in each of her first six seasons at BU.
Liddick was named the LPGA National Coach of the Year in 2012-13 and again in 2013-14 becoming the only LPGA member coach to be awarded the honor two years in a row. She has also been awarded the LPGA Central Section Coach of the Year twice.
For the fifth year in a row, Liddick led the 2016-17 Bruins to the National Tournament and a 25th place finish at the PGA National Golf Course in West Palm Beach, Fla. BU claimed its sixth-straight Conference Tournament championship last season, winning the NSAA title running away. During the season, the Bruins won four team tournament championships.
Liddick has guided the Bruins to 34 team titles in her first six seasons at the helm of the BU women's golf program. The 2014 season marked BU's highest-ever finish at the NAIA National Tournament as Liddick guided the Bruins to a third-place showing.
She has coached 11 NAIA All-Americans, five Conference Golfers of the Year and two MCAC Newcomers of the Year. Liddick has also coached 24 first team all-conference golfers, three NAIA Academic All-Americans, and eight WGCA All-American Scholar-Athletes.
A native of Lincoln, Neb. and Ottumwa, Iowa, Liddick played collegiately at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. She also coached at her alma mater and was the head women’s golf coach at Wichita State University from 2003-04.
Liddick is a certified professional golf club fitter, and is certified in Blast Motion, GolfPsych, Fluid Motion Factor and has taught golf schools in Alabama, Arizona, New Zealand, Sweden, Germany, Hawaii, and California.
She has worked closely with several PGA and LPGA touring professionals and has participated in Golf54, Coach54 and Vision54 training with Lynn Marriott and Pia Nielsen.
In addition to coaching collegiately at UAB and Wichita State, Liddick also coached Summit High School girls golf in Bend, OR
Coach Liddick has two daughters, Taylor and Mia.